I know it sounds abit fluffy and puppies but if you strip down all the self-help magic bullets that are out there, try this self induced formula: L. Listen to your slow, controlled breath and Listen to your gut/inner voice. It knows all. O. Open Focus. When you look with no judgment or expectations,you see everything. Open Focus is present seeing. It is how your eyes want to take in the world and moving objects. Open focus is the visual mode for the happy and famous. V. Ins
Is Visual Psychology the Answer To Performing?
By LOU PAVLOVICH, JR.
CHESTER, N.Y. — When the performance levels of baseball players go south, coaches often look at mechanics, vision and the mental state of the player.
Tony Abbatine, a consultant who has worked with the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies and New York Mets, feels that defining and integrating visual psychology in the sports performance world i
How many people do you meet in sports and in real life that have all the answers, always play the victim, blame the world and then try to convince you that they are working their ass off or are committed to accomplishing amazing feats? Yes, we all know many who fall into the FOS category. The next time you are confronted with someone that imagines and prays for success or tells you how hard they are working,remind them (or you!) of the following: 1. You always have choices
No one cares about your launch angles, exit speed, bat path and sequencing efficiency once the game starts. Time to let your eyes take over! Instead of checking video of your swing or having the coach tell you to swing at better pitches or "stay back", let's go back to the real tools: The Library. Did you get there softly and arrive on time to read and be quiet. Eye Candy. Deer in the headlights or sunsets, mountains and oceans? Vunnels. Did u steer the pitch you wanted to hi
Game on. Life on. Stop waiting for others to save the day and get you where you want to be. You want to max out performance and life? Maybe the answer has been within your reach like Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz ( she was trying to get home but her way home was two clicks away with her shoes). She also showed the Tinman,Scarecrow and the Lion that their "Prize" was inside them all along and the Wizards gift to them already existed! LOVE. I know it sounds corny and like a Ha
As coaches and players, We hear and preach these cues often: Timing Rhythm Tempo Slow down Speed up Better reads Be more aggressive Be more patient. As performers, we attempt to fix or improve these physical flaws with mechanical tools. Yet, we know Consistent and mindless performance has a certain "feel" to it. The next time you want to "fix" the outside world of your hitting, throwing, kicking or dribbling skills, start with adjusting your internal clock that allows you to